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British Government Hospitals To Bar Smokers & Overweight Patients From Surgery, Due To Budget Constraints
If you’ve been concerned about the fate of veterans’ health care in the U.S., look to its cousin across the pond. A subsidiary of the government-run British National Health Service has decided to bar obese patients and smokers from undgergoing hip and knee operations. “I think we are going to see more and more decisions like this,” said Chris Hopson, the head of NHS Providers told The Telegraph. “It’s the only way providers are going to be able to balance their books.”
By Avik Roy

I think we are going to see more and more decisions like this,” said Chris Hopson, the head of NHS Providers told The Telegraph. “It’s the only way providers are going to be able to balance their books.”

This is what government-run (single payer, single choice) healthcare looks like.

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The Admiral Kuznetsov (Адмира́л фло́та Сове́тского Сою́за Кузнецо́в “Admiral of the Fleet of the Soviet Union Kuznetsov”) is an aircraft cruiser (heavy aircraft-carrying missile cruiser, or TAVKR, in Russian classification) due to the massive armament she carries.

6 × AK-630 AA guns (6×30 mm, 6,000 round/min/mount, 24,000 rounds)

8 × CADS-N-1 Kashtan CIWS (each 2 × 30 mm Gatling AA plus 32 3K87 Kortik SAM)

12 × P-700 Granit SSM

24 × 8-cell 3K95 Kinzhal SAM VLS (192 missiles; 1 missile per 3 seconds)

RBU-12000 UDAV-1 ASW rocket launchers (60 rockets)